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An Illinois man wins the lottery in the state cuts in the two back the next day he turns up dead.
The medical examiner concluded that he died of natural causes but did he a suspicious relative asked authorities to take another look.
Well being that it's an ongoing investigation now with the police and state attorney I'd rather not say which family member was involved.
But they did relay.
Significant concern to our doctor that.
It's may have been something other than a natural death and and we acted on that cyanide scream came back positive.
At which point -- office side then contacted Chicago PD.
And they are really geared up there investigation.
The lottery winner's death now ruled a homicide his blood full of cyanide and Associated Press reporter Jason -- Just spoke with his wife he is here with the very latest Jason what -- his wife have to say.
Well his wife would I think like a lot of people watch this story unfolds.
The past few days since it broke she's very.
She seems and very distraught -- news that you know not only did she lose her husband but he may have in fact been poisons and and killed.
She said she seemed just not able to grasp that this could happen and she remembered her husband as.
You know a very generous man who.
Who was always a businessman he -- some dry cleaners.
In the area.
That he set up when he.
Immigrated here from India and back in 1989 and he was always willing to.
Help out others who are in need and in fact.
Waited often donate money send money back home to orphanages and is in his native -- so she's just.
Baffled as to.
You know how a man like that could have any enemies she didn't believe it was.
If it's possible that be that somebody could have been.
Parts of the the lottery and he got his ticket last July he died last July there was suspicion cast a couple days after -- about religious burial then in November they concluded that it was a homicide sign that they're planning on and now I understand -- -- his body today of any suspects.
Whatsoever that anyone they know any reason why and.
We want to kill them.
No that's them baffling one of the baffling things about this story really is that authorities have not put forward any.
Any theories as to why.
Someone would want to kill.
Kill this man they haven't named any suspects or even said whether they have any suspects that they're looking for.
They have not even said whether they.
You know -- motive could be linked to the lottery win.
So there's not a lot to go on.
At this stage but there they are sticking by their.
There and they're -- revised conclusion that meant that he was purposefully.
Poison them that this is a homicide.
Right and -- money that he -- -- -- and they went down 600 for immediate pay out the paychecks have done a four point five.
He dies and then the money about a couple weeks later that goes to his -- as it goes -- -- -- so his heirs have the money correct.
Well you he had that check was cut its he died -- -- later.
The money was paid out because mister -- had no.
Will its went to his estate but it's it's tied up at the moment in probate so.
You know -- really know what's -- nobody has the end swings that's.
All right Jason Jason thank -- endeavor we foul on him because so this certainly is a bizarre one thank you.
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